Nasser Alqahtani joins Strategic Gears as associate partner

28 March 2022 2 min. read
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Strategic Gears has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Nasser Alqahtani, who joins the firm as an Associate Partner.

Alqahtani brings a wealth of experience in the Saudi economy, product development, growth strategies, and business development & management to the Saudi management consulting firm.

Prior to joining Strategic Gears, he held several positions at the national level with a number of government entities in Saudi Arabia, the most recent of which was as an Advisor to His Excellency the Minister of Commerce.

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He also held the position of Director-General of the General Department of Governance at the Ministry of Commerce. In the role, he was a member of several national committees related to foreign trade, crisis management, sports sector development and retail sector development. Alqahtani also supervised the strategy and business development in the National Anti-Commercial Concealment Program.

“During the past seven years, Strategic Gears has made continuous and significant progress toward its vision in being the leading management consulting firm in the MENA region. Today, with more than 80 team members and more than 50 clients in Saudi Arabia, we are closer than ever to achieving our vision and realizing the impact we aspire to make in the region,” said Alqahtani.

Alqahtani also worked with Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Economy and Planning on several major projects such as the Green Card Program and the Fiscal Balance Program for the year 2020, and is currently a member of the advisory board of several private sector companies.

Alqahtani holds a Bacherlor in Industrial and Systems Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (with honors) and a certificate in Strategic Management of Regulatory and Enforcement Agencies from Harvard Kennedy University.

Headquartered in Riyadh, with further offices in London and Cairo, Strategic Gears is one of the largest local management consultancies in Saudi Arabia. The company supports clients in both the public and private sectors with services including strategy, marketing, operations, organizational excellence and digital transformation.

The company is heavily involved in the transformation era of Saudi Arabia, driven by the Vision 2030 initiative, in engagement with various government organizations and the Vision Realization Programs.

Hattan Saaty, Managing Partner at Strategic Gears, said: “We are delighted to welcome Nasser back to Strategic Gears. Nasser adds a unique blend of skillsets to our team, and brings a wealth of knowledge of, and expertise in, both the public and private sector market in Saudi Arabia, at a time when Strategic Gears is rapidly growing and expanding in the region.”